BYU football: Why Chase Roberts won’t sneak up on Oregon Ducks

BYU receivers Keanu Hill (1) and Chase Roberts jump into the air after Roberts scored a touchdown against Baylor at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

BYU redshirt freshman receiver Chase Roberts enjoyed his breakout game against Baylor, and all the spoils that came with it, for about 24 hours.

Once Monday hit, however, the 6-foot-4, 200-pound returned missionary from American Fork High turned his attention to Saturday’s showdown (1:30 p.m. MDT, Fox) with No. 25 Oregon, and the realization hit him as squarely as a throw from quarterback Jaren Hall.

“Yeah, I am sure, after a good game (that will happen),” Roberts said after practice Wednesday. “Jaren Hall did target me quite a bit. So I am sure they will have an eye on me. But the good thing is we have all these other receivers that will go off if that is the case.

“If not,” Roberts continued, “then we will do our thing. And no matter what, we will score some points.”

“They look a lot better than last week. It is day to day. It really is a game-time deal. They look really good, and it is literally day by day. … I just know they are running (in practice) and they look good.” — BYU receivers coach Fesi Sitake on …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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